November 21, 2015
The Woodlands, Texas
Tournament Course at the Woodlands
The STXLAGA (South Texas Ladies Amateur Golf Association) held its Inaugural Challenge Cup placing the East verses West in a Four-ball match play competition. Forty players traveled from all over South Texas to The Woodlands to compete. Each match competed for one total point on each hole. The total points available for each match was 18 points.
Ten four-ball matches teed off in pouring rain with a cold front that howled producing 25 mph winds. The West won six of the ten matches and lead by 8 points until the last three teams from the East, came in totaling 22 points to overcome the deficit, for a winning total of 97 East points to the West 83 points.
The East four-ball winning teams were Karen Northcutt of The Woodlands and her partner April Staffa of Pasadena won 11 to 7, Sharon Rutherford of Houston and her partner Dawn Bryne of Kingwood, won by the largest margin 14 to 4, Paweena Bennett of Tomball and her partner Loretta Ilges of Kingwood won 12.5 to 5.5 and Margret Bosman of The Woodlands and Charlee Johnson of Houston won 11.5 to 6.5. Other members of the East Team were Meghan Moake of Houston, Lecia Alexander of Sugarland, Julie Robichaux of Kingwood, Leslie Henry of Houston, Meg Christensen of Houston, Cindy Gilkeson of Sugarland, Pam Almandoz of Houston, Suzette Kirchner of Spring, Michele Hurlburt of Katy, Karen Shrewbart of Houston, Diana Henigan of Montgomery and Mary Wolf of Houston.
STXLAGA was organized for all lower handicap female golfers to play together on a regular basis in order to experience the true interest and spirit of the game of golf. Members must be under a 15.0 index in order to join. For more information go to STXLAGA.com.
2015 Results below:
|EAST TEAM||East||West||WEST TEAM|
|Meghan Moake||Houston||8||10||Kelley Nittoli||San Antonio|
|Lecia Alexander||Sugarland||Janie Guynes||Fredricksburg|
|Julie Robichaux||Kingwood||7.5||10.5||Claudia Ramirez||San Antonio|
|Leslie Henry||Houston||Diane Henry||Kerrville|
|Meg Christensen||Houston||7.5||10.5||Whitney Smith||San Antonio|
|Cindy Gilkeson||Sugarland||Patti Livingston||Schertz|
|Karen Northcutt||The Woodlands||11||7||Bresha Bryant||Austin|
|April Staffa||Pasadena||Julia Roth||Canyon Lake|
|Pam Almandoz||Houston||8.5||9.5||Isabelle Mumford||Boerne|
|Suzette Kirchner||Spring||Donna Brady||Fair Oaks Ranch|
|Michele Hurlburt||Katy||8||10||Ann Webb||Austin|
|Karen Shewbart||Houston||Aaron Seafous||Austin|
|Diana Henigan||Montgomery||8.5||9.5||Janina Collins||San Antonio|
|Mary Wolf||Houston||Nina Cardenas||San Antonio|
|Sharon Rutherford||Houston||14||4||Syd Muenster||Fair Oaks Ranch|
|Dawn Byrne||Kingwood||Sandi Fedor||Fair Oaks Ranch|
|Paweena Bennett||Tomball||12.5||5.5||Charlene Haynes||San Antonio|
|Loretta Ilges||Kingwood||Diane Pollard||Austin|
|Margret Bosman||The Woodlands||11.5||6.5||Tammy Trichell||Helotes|
|Charlee Johnson||Houston||Debbie Baum||Fair Oaks Ranch|
|TOTAL POINTS||97||83||TOTAL POINTS|